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Mourning glory

salome-racetteIn his excellent book Humiliation, Wayne Koestenbaum describes why he likes to watch clips of Liza Minnelli on YouTube: “I want to see her humiliation,” he writes.  Read more »

“It’s a return!”

salomePatricia Racette will add a new role to her Met repertory as the title character in all performances of Strauss’s Salome this season, replacing the originally announced Catherine Naglestad…” says the Met press office.

And boy were her arms tired

Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 7.46.49 PM“15 Classical Musicians Who Are Out and Proud,” including a few you’ve never heard of. [WFMT]

The devil is in the details

Certain operas are better in theory than practice.

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There is something I must do, there is something I must do

Your Own La Cieca has emerged from semi-retirement to present the 2014 Pubie Awards.

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